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area braces for the bustle, cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez reports the city can't wait for the windfall. >> it's going to be very busy and profitable. >> like what, a car payment? >> it could be depending on the car. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: not all this weekend tourists will spend money like sailors on leave but they will leave a major mark. >> it's undeniable. >> reporter: matt of the san francisco travel association says visitors to the city spend about $300 per day. >> about a third of that is spent in the hotels. that means two thirds of it is spent outside the hotels. that's restaurant, retail, museum, galleries, other cultural experiences, transportation. >> reporter: with a million visitors projected this weekend, that's an economic impact of about $300 million per day. >> september was an amazing month for us our busiest month for occupancy since 2009. >> reporter: michael pace general manager of the "w" hotel says october is on path to do even better. >> this could potentially beat the record. we are within a percentage point of out doing ourselves again. >> reporter: the fo
, as long as they finish before the rain begins. don ford, cbs 5. >> nuisance on a grand scale in southern california, at least that is what we were warned of during the first shutdown of the 405 and now we are about to see the second. here is how the sepal may actually live up to the original hype. >> of the first closure of the nation's busiest freeway went off without a hitch so the same will be said about the second time? not so fast. this time the dodgers games in a triathlon and a crowded university to contend with. >> last year which saw between eight and 10,000 people on campus over the weekend and this year, being in the fall quarter and students are back in session, we're looking at 20,000 people on campus during the weekend. >> ucla's encourages their students to each employee locally but clearly they have not all received the message. >> what are your plans? any driving? >> i will be going to san diego this weekend for a retreat. >> i was about to go to orange county where i live. then i ran into you and you told me that. so i think i will be sitting in my car a few more hours
listed on cbssf.com/gas. live in cupertino, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> gosh, i remember when a gallon of gas was 89 cents. >> i can go lower than that but we won't go there. >>> the fleet is in, the play- offs are here in the bay area and it's all gearing up for a busy week and traffic will be a mess. >> cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us now from san francisco. you know all the areas to avoid. >> reporter: i know. i wish i did. unfortunately, just every area is going to be busy. they actually made this map. this is just some of the events going on in san francisco. and as you can see, every one of these tabs different incidents. so from the golden gate park area to north beach to the castro to obviously all along the waterfront and around the embarcadero, it is going to be jam-packed with cars. it should be some good views. i have already got a good one behind me. i'm not sure you can see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at leas
in the next few weeks. cbs news washington. >> foreign policy will be the focus of the third and final presidential debate scheduled for october 22nd in florida. >> the supreme court starts a new session today. there are a number of big cases the court is considering hearing this year including issues related to same sex marriage. 6 of the 9 justices attended red mass in washington d.c. yesterday. it is the traditional mass held the day before the start of a new session. >>> major recall by gm. the potential problem with more than 40,000 cars. >> is yours on the list? plus. >> so you lied to her? >> you can say that. >> coming clean, arnold opens up about his affairs.. >> and it's not just background noise. kids are exposed to television even when they are not watching the tube. all coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, construction on >>> back now at 4:43. key traffic artery back open down in southern california. 405 finished hours ahead of schedule. the main project of the mulhulland bridge. crews said it went smoothly and used the repair to fix pot holes. >> that's good. look at t
way you can beat the heat. cbs 5. >> thank you. those are good tips there. >> or stay inside. we were watching the raider game at your house. i walked outside after the game depressed of course. but it was so hot. we forgot how warm it was. >> i know. and it's going to get hotter. >> we have very few days like this left. you want to enjoy it but be careful. head to the ocean, a good day to dip those toes out in the water. nice clear skies all the way to the coastline right now. you can already see mild temperatures to begin the day. by the afternoon, it is going to be hot in many spots. high pressure sitting overhead. the skies nice and clear out toward the beaches. these temperatures are going to be running well above average. fairly pleasant at this time of year. today see these thurs soaring as much as 21 degrees. 102 degrees in liver more. more on the weather and everything else. >> let's take you outside and show you what's going on. back to work monday morning and things are looking good. this is 880 by the oakland coliseum. downtown, no delays here. in the clear, 16 minutes bet
and the highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock especially here in san francisco. cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us from san francisco to explain what areas to avoid. i guess everything. it is so busy. >> reporter: it is. that's the funny thing. the waterfront and the embarcadero, marina green, that's where a lot of stuff is going on. but yeah, there are so many events it's spread out throughout the city, north beach, castro district, unfortunately there's no great area traffic-wise this weekend. so this is going to be one of the busier spots. we are here along pier 30-32. it's dark but we have a big navy vessel you can tour for fleet week and in addition, if that wasn't enough, we have the america's cup sailing yachts behind me here, as well. so if yesterday was any indication, it's going to be very busy and loud this saturday and sunday. the blue angels practiced yesterday. don't drive. parking even if you get here will be extra difficult. to avoid gridlock, avoid the waterfront, use less popular bridges like the san mateo bridge. if fleet week and america's cup weren't
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